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Information for prospective students of Product Development and Technical Design (B.Eng.)

Shape the future!

With the „Bachelor of  Engineering” for Product Development and Technical Design you are qualified to perform demanding tasks in the industry or continue your studies in a Master's degree.

Companies have to face a lot of challenges in this age of rapid change. You will be a part of this task in the future. Products must be functional and safe, approvable, user-friendly, inexpensive and serviceable. You shall reach your target group via the design against the background of material and production-relevant aspects. Cultural, social, political changes and the shorter life cycle of products in the global market are to be considered.

 

Are you creative, curious and interested in technology?

With the 'Bachelor of  Engineering' in Product Development and Technical Design you qualify or demanding tasks in the industry and also for a Master’s degree course.

Companies have to face a lot of challenges in this age of rapid change. You will be a part of this task in the future. Products must be functional and safe, approvable, user-friendly, inexpensive and serviceable. You shall reach your target group via the design against the background of material and production-relevant aspects. Cultural, social, political changes and the shorter life cycle of products in the global market are to be considered. 

You will learn computer-assisted development, construction, industry design, material and production techniques in the frame of your studies. So that you will be able to design technology-oriented products for the consumer and investment goods industry and operate their development processes.

Summary

Program Product Development and technical Design
Bachelor of Engineering
Terms 6 Semester, full-time
ECTS-Credit Points 180
Program start Winter semester
Application deadlines until the begin of the lectures
Languages German
Admission
requirement
Pre-study internship 13 weeks, of which 8 need to have been completed prior to enrollment

This degree course was accredited by ASIIN e. V. till
September 30, 2019.

The degree course

  • The degree course is modular and offers two focus areas: Product Development or simulation. Every one of the 29 modules ends with an examination, which can be repeated twice.
  • During the first three semesters you acquire knowledge in the fields of mathematics, sciences and in the relevant engineering and design sciences.
  • The expert knowledge i.e. design-strategical analyses, product positioning in the market, methodic product development and design, new materials, as well as knowledge of practical computer simulation and interpretation - will be conveyed during the last three semesters.
  • The methods of product development, industry design and product presentation are further expanded in project work in teams.
  • All modules are offered in the German language.

Modules

Core electives

Here you can find a list of the compulsory modules offered at the faculty. The abbreviation after the module will tell you which module can be selected for what degree course.

Admission requirements

  • One requirement is the higher education entrance qualification or a university of applied sciences entrance qualification.
  • A thirteen-week long internship. At least eight weeks need to be presented upon enrollment. Vocational trainings (trade or industry) in materials processing in all technical occupations i.e. mechanic, locksmith, electrician and electronic occupations are recognized as a pre-internship, as well as completed vocational training as a technician, or engineering draftsman, is to be proven.
  • The degree course can only be started in the winter semester.

The enrollment can take place until the begin of the lectures.

Access the academic calendar.

The degree course is not admission restricted.

A 26-week long internship is recommended for the Bachelor degree course Product Development and Technical Design. At least 13 weeks are mandatory.
8 weeks are to be presented at the beginning of the studies, the remainder is to be proven at the latest when registering for the module examinations of the 2nd and higher semesters.

Part-time studies

Students, whose course of study has deviated from the regular course of full-time studies – for whatever reason – can seek personal counseling from the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences.

Goal of the counseling is, while considering personal conditions of an individual course of study, to graduate in an appropriate period of time. In order to reach this goal, we will develop a course plan together with you.

It is also checked whether there are reasons for a formal application of part-time studies. Additional information about the requirements and study organization of part-time studies can be found on the pages of the Admissions office.

The consultation is offered by the degree course counselors or the degree counselor of your degree course. Please schedule an appointment via email.

Structured in modules

The degree course is modular and offers two focus areas: Product development or simulation. Every one of the 29 modules ends with an examination, which can be repeated up to two times./p>

No admission restrictions.

The enrollment can take place up to the begin of the lectures.

Go abroad!

You can stay abroad for one semester.

Internationally recognized

You have excellent career prospects with your internationally recognized 'Bachelor of Engineering' degree from a university of applied sciences.

Prospects

With your internationally recognized degree 'Bachelor of Engineering' you have excellent career prospects.

As a qualified graduate of this degree course, you can basically continue your studies with a Master's degree course within Germany or abroad.

The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences offers a continuing degree course"Mechanical Engineering" an.

Due to your interdisciplinary knowledge base you gain flexibility in the work placement choice.

Additional information

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last updated on: 02.21.2019